Representative Malinowski Provides Resources for Residents Impacted by Tropical Storm Ida

September 20, 2021
Press Release
Shares telephone town hall with FEMA representatives on federal assistance

(Somerville, NJ) On Friday, September 17th, Representative Tom Malinowski hosted a telephone town hall in the wake of the destruction caused by Tropical Storm Ida in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District. Rep. Malinowski was joined by Patrick Cornbill, Federal Coordinating Officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Captain Chris DeMaise, New Jersey State Coordinating Officer for the Office of Emergency Management. Residents of NJ-07 had the opportunity to receive information on available relief and ask questions. Click here to listen to the full telephone town hall. To learn more about relief options and how to apply, visit our office’s FEMA assistance guide here.

President Biden has declared a major disaster in twelve New Jersey counties – including all six counties in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District – unlocking FEMA assistance. Residents can begin applying for federal assistance here. Constituents seeking help accessing these benefits can contact Representative Malinowski’s office by clicking here. New Jerseyans outside of the declared major disaster areas can visit here to report damages and learn more about federal relief.

“I have been in constant contact with FEMA to ensure that impacted residents, business owners, and local leaders get the help they need to get back on their feet,” said Representative Malinowski. “My office will continue to be available to those seeking assistance, and I will continue to push for the investments that will allow us to rebuild and come out stronger on the other side.”